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By J. D. Huba, R. W. Schunk, G. V. Khazanov

Published through the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence, quantity 201.

Modeling the Ionosphere-Thermosphere System brings jointly for the 1st time a close description of the physics of the IT method along with numerical innovations to unravel the advanced method of equations that describe the approach, in addition to problems with present curiosity. quantity highlights contain discussions of:

  • Physics of the ionosphere and thermosphere IT process, and the numerical the way to remedy the elemental equations of the IT system
  • The physics and numerical how to ensure the worldwide electrodynamics of the IT system
  • The reaction of the IT procedure to forcings from under (i.e., the decrease surroundings) and from above (i.e., the magnetosphere)
  • The physics and numerical ways to version ionospheric irregularities
  • Data assimilation recommendations, comparability of version effects to info, weather variability experiences, and functions to house weather

Providing a transparent description of the physics of the program in numerous tutorial-like articles, Modeling the Ionosphere-Thermosphere System is of price to the higher surroundings technology group typically. Chapters describing info of the numerical tools used to resolve the equations that describe the IT process make the quantity necessary to either energetic researchers within the box and students.

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